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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LCTHBRIDQE, ALBIRTA, THURSDAY, MARCH II, M Daily Herald Printed by th? Daily Herald Prating Co., Ltd.. every lawful evening at iU office, Wound St., Lethbndfc. Alberta, Canada. W, A- BUCHANAN, Managing Di-j sense was> his predominating char- rsctor and Editor acteristic. He was known to have Subscription j excellent administrative ability, and a courage to undertake large things. Mr. Finlay had shown his worth as a member of the Territorial Assembly and as .a private citizen and Mr. Gross was recognized as one of the ablest lawyers in the west although but a young man. All were men with characters above reproach ivhom the people who knew them felt that they could trust with the important af- fairs of the province. That trust has been abundantly justified and today after a thorough trial in managing the affairs of the SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance lu the world rOUNDID A.O. 1710 BI-CENTENAtY IftlO HOME OFFICE i LONDON. ENGLAND C. B. BOWMAN, LETHBRIDGE, AGENT. OUR COffttS Daily one year, delivered ......14.00 Daily, tii montbs, delivered "M Daily, three months, delivered Daily, one month, delivered Daily, one year, by mail Daily, six months, by mail three months, by mail.. Weekly Herald, one year 1.60 2.00 1.00 3.00 1.75 .86 Addresses changed as often as de. sired, but both new and old address must be giyen. ANNOUNCEMENT During the election campaign Mr. W. A. Buchanan will not be associat. ed with; the editorial work of the Her- OUR POINT OF VIEW Advice to the politicians: "Be square in all you say or do. That others may. be square to you." Has any citizen any desire to see the experiment made of carrying that wonderful Red Deer platform into effect.' It would be a very expensive experiment for the province even if it were possible to carry it out. aid, which will be conducted by I province, that trust is just as impli- other members of the staff. or no criticism their administra- NONiPARTJZAN GOVERNMENT I tion and a jrreat deal of comiuenda- The Eutherford Government has! tion from those who would natural- ly be political opponents. The sev- departments under the different been a Government for all the" peo-1 pie. In the distribution of publicj IttinistPrg have been works and improvements party con- j of the ple siderations have not entered. Roads, n bridges, court- houses and other pub- j fr 5 -iJ expect from men of no expen- hc works have been made and built! where they were most needed t out any thought as to the political j complexion of the locality or the' number of votes that might be in- fluenced bv their action. The gen- kept hi hint of any lack of in- tegrity. Each man devoted himself wholeJaeartedly to the. work of man- aging, the affairs of state. Today they About the .only interest in the cam- paign of the local Conservative can- didate lies in the query: "Will he strike his accustomed dramatic pose and in stentoria tones demand that to Alberta be restored the heritage of her lands, her minerals, her fisheries and her forests or will he listen to the complaints of his brother Con- servatives in British Columbia and Manitoba and keep quiet on this dead eral good has been the guiding dectorate M men iwJio have In.tue appointment to public the almost universal spoils system has not been in vogue. There are j ctrtain offices which are the outcome and found true, has been no lack of any good thing required in men oi position. They have no apol- of a certain line of policy. "Where i ogies to make and their party has no need to swallow their principles for this policy has been the subject. of staadinc political controversy it is necessary I er_, fhev have been t-i that the Govermnent should appoint i to the offices men who are in favor! of that policy. Otherwise the policy might not receive fair treatment and more w the office might be used by the in- Jown to the people. It is a rare thing to see such a .body of men in one Government and it is K elec- torate. Alberta will not do that and Lethbridge Tiill not be a party to any such movement. cumbent to discredit tiie government who formulated the policy. But in the ordinary run of routine business it does not as a rule make any dif-________________ ference whether the officeholder is a friend of the party in power or! BOARD OF TRADE GRANT not. There is very little chance toj The oi..Prince Albert is making go outside of the beaten path of determined effort- to grasp the op- tion which has been always followed. 1 portunity presenting itself "at the cri- Tlie appointment of only party Meads jlical nioment. The Board of Trade to these offices is a part of what is called-.the- spoils system. "And it is ti om this taint that the Eutherford Government stands singularly free determined to secure the best public- ity man it could get. Before ac- cepting any applications they went to the Council to see what monev among-the Governments of this aare for him to expend in furthering the city's interests. Ai- 'ter a brief discussion, the Council, seeing the importance of the work, voted five, thousand dollars to the tiaent. Both oi the members-of the Opposi- tion have admitted in "the-House and outside of it, that they have, never been turned dojm in any. one of their ri .'commendations to the Government- fur either to office or the performance of public works. Mr. Robertson, lately leader of the Opposition, publidy stated that he- had never known a Government that was so free from partizanship in the matters of administration as has been the Rutherford Government. This is a tribute worth considering. A Gov- ernment that does not make a brutal of its power and has not been greedy for the spoils of office, is one that deserves and secures the con- fidence of the' general public. They do not want to take any chances on a change. LAW ENFORCEMENT One of the strongest recorneuda- tions that the Alberta Government has, is that given it by the new set- tlers who almost invariably remark upon-the strict "and speedy enforce- ment of the law. The enforcement is a; matter that rests Tvith the provincial, authorities the Attorney-General's department. The formation of. the District Courts for speedy Wai, the increasing of the number of Supreme Court judges, the various reforms in the administration of the-law which have decreased the the expense and expedited justice are all matters that commend the Gov- ernment highly to the people of this province.. The law has been enforced: without fear or favor or any regard fox class creed, nationality or party. The Government has invariably been the friend and advocate of the man seek- ing justice and as invariably has been a terror to evildoers. This is no mean boast and is abundantly justified .by the record of the department.. To the law-abiding citizen who has the best interest of the province at heart this is sufficient, ail' other things being equal to continue the Gov- ernment in power. Board-of Trade. Prince Albert is a city with a pop- ulation between one and two thou- sand less than that of Lethbridge. The Board of Trade there will have five .thousand dollars to expend, two thousand. of which they expect to pay for the salary of. the .publicity man and office expenses. The other three thousand be- expended in trying to attract industries to the city! What is good for Prince Al- bert and other towns that have fol- lowed this course with success ought to be a good thing for Lethbridge. Lethbridge has advantages from an industrial standpoint that are en- joyed by. very few places. If they were known abroad, capital would be attracted and the city's wealth and population would rapidly increse. This is an expense that the city as a whole should bear "because it is a benefit to the, whole city. Every thousand dollars, invested in Leth-. bridge has -the effect of making every- body else's property .more valuable It is only fair then that a small tion of these profits should go towards iurther of the whole people. The Alberta Government has al- ways put business before party and now it is up to the people who have so much beaefitted by this course of action to do likewise and vote for the Government without regard to previous party It is rather suggestive to the elec- tor to read that in the suit between the Government and the C. E. Co., thtf counsel opposing the Attorney- General and upholding the company in its efforts to escape paying its just tax was non other than R. B." Ben- nett, the tacitly acknowledged leader of the Opposition. AT i 25c, 35c, 45c i and 55c Are blended by ex- perti and fresh roaft- ed. Try a sample Ib. i The Bentley Co, Ltd, fflrciaile ind Ketiil lEVllHlff- [Mini idtrlrt The successfxd suit of the Govern- ment against the C. E. Land Co. is but another evidence of the persist- ent desire of the Government to make all parties bear their share of taxa- tion. The great corporations that that hitherto-escaped must come to time if the. Government has "power to make them. No favors are shown. Side Lichts THE FAM.OUS OLD 999 TJie story has been current that tins old 999, probably tha most famous Locomotive the world has ever kndwn has been retired oJi service. That is not true, according to Bradeen superintendent of motive power for the R.. W. O. division of the Cen- tral. The "old Run' is daily mak- ing more than the allotted run of 100 miles running from Clayton to Utica and back about .135 miles. The loco- motive is still in the panstmjier ser- vice and negotiates the distance every day to the entire satisfaction of the transportation department. lo- comotive came out- about 15 yearn ago, as the ultra in types j of locomotive construction. She was built to haul the Empire State Ex- press and established a speed record at the rate of 112 miles an hour. A mong all the exhibits in the at -the, World's Fair THE GREATEST SHOE values you .ever heard of when it comes down to actual facts are shown in the latest footwear styles we are putting in our windows today. No imagination, no fictitious plain, honest facts. And we want you to make us prove F. German TheShoemin Between Sage'-s and Roys REGENERATED OATS of Regenerated Abundance Oats can be seen at the Customs office. Early maturity and heavy yields are obtained with, this variety. Orders sent on clubs in two-bushel sealed bags as originally received from the raisers, Garton Pedigree Seed Co. Orders left with the- Secretary of the Agricultural So- ciety will secure the club offer price. Gentlvuien: Having been requested by a large number of the electors of this dis- trict irrespective of party politics to offer myself as a candidate at the general elections to be held -in the province on the 22nd inst, I have de- cided to accede to their request and offer myself as an independent can- didate and I now bespeak the hearty support of ull classes. Through long residence and travel in different parts of the district I have become intimately acquainted with the various needs of all classes and I therefore believe that without being egotistical, I con say that I have the qualifications and ability to properly represent this constituency in the Provincial Legislature. The present Government has admin- istered the affairs of the province during the past four years very cred- iitably and it has giveoi the people a great deal of sane legislation. And as evidence of this I migjbt mention the. workmen's compensation act, the eight-hour bank to bank (for miners) act, the mechanics' lien act and sev- eral others. The platform announced by the- Conservative party has also many good suggestions which I hope to see upon our statute books at an early date. For mysr-if, I may say that I stand and always for legislation that-will protect the rights oi .working men throughout the pro- vince. I also stand for improved leg- islatjon regarding our cities, towns and villages, and a thorough up to j date system of public schools where the children can obtain.an education, that will better prepare them for the duties of good citizens. I be- lieve also that more money should be spent in .putting our highways in proper condition for travel. I may say in conclusion that I stand for the disfranchising of people of the'Asiatic race, such. as Japs and Chinamen. These people take no interest-in our institutions and they should not be given the franchise and I pledge my- self if elected to introduce at the first session of the Legislature, a measure to deprive them of this right, also to prohibit their employment in or around the coal mines of the pro. vince. Upon the above grounds and many others too numerous to mention, in a short address. I appeal to the elec- tors of Racky Mountain District as an independent candidate for their hearty support, no matter what .their political leanings may "be and I prom- ise if returned as their member that the -interests of all classes and all parties will be faithfully, impartially and conscientiously respected by me. Dated at BJairmore this 2nd day of March, 1909, John Anfjus McDonald'. n Chicajro it, probably attracted the most attention, not only because of the speed records which it had -estab- lished, but also oh account of its-size its six and one-half foot driyinir wheels beinir at that time the SINGING. Miss Ursula; Archer, pupil of the celebrated teacher, William. Shake- speare, will receive pnpibj in and voice production. Also enfage ments for Ballad At the Lethbridge Music. TRIED AND TRUE MEN Three years, and a half ago the Province of Alberta was formed and the Hon: A, C. Rutherford was call- ed upon tot form the first Government. He chose as his colleagues, W. H. Gushing, C. W. Cross and W. T. Fin- lay. The members of the Govern- ment were untried men in the mat- ters- of provincial Government. Mr. Rutherford had been a member of the Territorial Legislature and when it went out of existence was the dep- .uty speaker. He was known, how- ever, to be a successful man in his profession. He had shown splendid executive ability in serving his own city in municipal administration and 'war- esteemed and respected where- ever he was known. Ke was easily nMOfniwd as one of the biff men of t'lie West. Mr. Cushinf had won a .tor hasMtlf 'M a moat S 'S A E G A E S 'S Goods generally get here at the right time and right pric- es. Our new stock of cro- quet, tennis, football, lacrosse, btfseball and hammock goods arrived yesterday. Today we open up a new stock of lOc TOILET PAPER 500 more paper bound novels. You should see them. Monthly time books can be sold at Ifc saeh. School scribblers, H cants per rfotsn. r Our Glitter Post Cards with Lethbridge and Easier Greetings are creating a sen- sation of their own. ever used. Alter a year, of service it was sent to the Chicago- Exposition with its oritfingt silver and nicfc el trimmings and mahonway wood- work. Today all this jrlory has de- parted. But locomotives, like ilse, advance, and today the 999 is simply a railroad as. compared 'Atlantic types now! on the run famous. that the 999 made Opening Pinner AT THE TONIGHT EVERYBODY COME Proprietor of Post Office Block FORJ5ALE A Great Snap for HOMESTEADERS 6 good work mares I wagon with gr-ih tank, nearly new 1 tingle buggy with polt 2 sets double harness I set driving names Must be sold. Apply for Particulars RODGERS 4 YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. LETHBRIDGE STIRLING AND DISTRICT City Property, Business Sites. Farm Lands, and Coal Lands REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE R.A.Davis I Stirling Alta. TQ THE PUBLIC We have bought out the Star Transfer Co. Draying and are prepared to execute all orders for t DRAYING t promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Cadi on delivery. iLPattwoi Phone 7Q Office in Nelson A Gow's Store Hayr Transfer Go. Leave your Orders for AT- HayrBros. Hardware Store PROMPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE 180 PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. S. GALBRAITH-Phywciae Surgeon, Accoucher. 9 a.m., 2-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 Red- path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANE Street. 2.3. 7-8. DR. A. and rooi.-u. Stafford Block. Office U 12M.3, 7-8.30. Phone night and daj 277. DR. J. E. LOVER Surgeon, Accoucher, Oddfellows' Block. 9 a.m., 11 to 1. 3. to to 8. Phone, dny and night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alta. Office a.m., 2-5 p.m.. 7.8 p.m. DENTISTRY DR. Graduate of Northwestern Universi- ty, Chicago, 111. 1-5. Rooms 11 and J2? Macdonaid Block. UNDERTAKING ADDISON Under- takers and Eaibalmers. The oldest business -in-the city Phone-102. Office and residence, 321- Crabb St. Parlors open dav and night. T. S. FETTERLY-FUNERAL DW RECTOR AND riages and equipment.new and up to-dnte. opposite fire hall! Open day and night. Phone 369. P. 0. Box 493. MUSIC MADAM. Pi- organ and voice produc- tion. Visits or receives pupils, preparatory or advanced. Coaching for Howard House, Crabb Street. K. Cooper, con- cert baritone. At liberty for con- certs, At Homes, etc. For terms, apply, Lethbridge, Alta. Coal, Ice and Western Transfer Go. _ '.Office opposite Balmoral W.H. Mdrris, con- tractor for the. moving of buildings. Will work. under contract or by the day. Office Crabb St., 1st north of A. Southard's residence. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd, "Capital Financial Agenta. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal Collieries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD VICTORIA. B C. MR. ALBERT of Dr. Briggs, M.A., Song Singing and -.Voice Culture. Pupil of Chas. Hancock, Esq., F.R.C.O., L.E.A.M-, Organ and Theory. Voice culture; pipe: organ, piano, harmony and theory, song singing. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. Terms on application. "-Box 690, Leth- bridge, Alta.. JOHANNES M. M ACM ILL I pil of Henri; Verbruggen, of Rome, Berlin, Ger- many. High Class Scotch music a specialty. Open for recitals, ban- quets, concerts, etc. For terms ap- ply clo. Royal CollieriearLethbridge. LEGAL L. M. ajid Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Bank, Lethbridge. W. C: SIM Barris- ter, etc. Office: Southard Block. to a Year Profit from only 10 acres You have heard of the of B. C. Fruit How would you like to own ten acrea in tha> famous Arrow Lake Diatrict, where irrifation is not required, and where the Land yields a clear profit of from f to on ten acres every year. Where vegetables and small fruits produce in such abundance that profits are almost beyond belief. Here's your chance, if you have a little ready money or can save a few dollars every month. YOU CAN HOLD II OF THE FINEST FRUIT LAND IN THIS FAMOUS DISTRICT. Present oi 1100 to fW per acre on easy terms, afford thota in- terested in fruit ffowing aa unvwu- al opportunity. This is the most attractive fruit district in the Kootenay District of British Columbia. Nestled among the mountains on the shores of the beautiful Arrow Lakes amid scenic beauty unsurpassed, soil of exceed- ing depth and richness. THE LAND OF PERFECT FRUIT No insect fruits pests, good market, good transportation, good climate and good watei with roeds to every 10 acre tract with an inezhanstible mar- ket: at your door. THE ACREAGE It LIMITED, THE OPPORTUNITY BOUNDLliS A card bringg free literature. The land is being sold rapidly. TTtmfT M- of inquiries are being received, and fortune awaits the man who -buys ARROW LAKE ORCHARDS LETHBRIDGE FfttlMAN Qtnf ALBERTA LCTHBRIDQE LOUlab NO. 36 p. E.V VT the second and fourth Tueg- y of, each month at 846 p.m. A. 8HARMAN, M. i'klESl, E. B. Secretary CONYBEARE JONES-C. F: P. Conybeare, K.C., D.C.L.; B. Morton Jones, B.C.L. Barristers; solicitors, etc. Offices: Conybeare Block. .Lethbridge, Alberta. HAMILTON" and: Surveyors. Room 4, Whitiiey Block. 'V ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS F. B. Architect. Whitney ;Blqck: J Boom 9, ALBERTA, toctit Sodct) JAS. A. Macdbnald Block, ,Redpatb -Street, Meets in the Oddfedllows' Hall every first and third Wednesday in the month at 8 p.m. "Por full particulars apply W. J, Wade, Frtd T. Robinj W. President. Box 67..- UtllnMp Mnl Mi Meets Isi and 3rd MoudaVf inK.of P Hall, at o'clock. W. M. and Specialist in ing, and TentUa- tion., Carver, -M.B.A.A.; iEtc., Manager Offices, Bryan Block. Contractor and build- er; Estimates cheeifully given. Re- "pairs and alterations executed mt the shortest Box 730, bridge, W. R' Varnishing brethren are cordially iuvited. V. AIHCROFT, W.P. 24-17 GUI NEIOIQ, W.S. A.F. A.M., Q.R.A. Leth bridge Lodge Regular meeting-night, the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P. O. Block, at 8 p.m. Visitinf brethren will al. receive a hearty welcome. A. C. MeMer, W.M G. V. Storkef, P. 6. Boi Wf. hold furniture. All 'classes of painted. painter. House painter., Paper hanger. finisher, etc. Phone 124 3D Aye. FRED. Formerly proprie- tor, pt the Arlington Hotel, or guilder. Estimates .fornif fe- ed free. Repairg and alterations promptly attended to. Box 98 Leth- bridge. R. E. engineer and .contractor. Lighting and pow. er installations. Plans and specifi- cations. Office McKcown's Hard ware. Phone 308. FOR BE0T to Wtt- Ham Watts, builder and contractor, London Road. 15 years experience. Estimates free. EDUCATIONAL Moderm Lethbridge Camp .No.' Met to in the Hall n try second and fourth Wednesday of .the month. Visiting win al- ways rtotiTt a hWity G W. WhlU Diekstu; Clerk, N Banker, W. A MU LCTH BRIDGE SCHOOL OF SHORT. HAND AND TYPEWRITINO-Day and evening classes. Special speed class, and night school. A thorough business course given. Principal J. E. McGregor, F. I. P. sisUnt, H. W. Powell, school .P.O. Box 80. Phone- 34f. J. I. IAKIN, PUBLIC Oflke, 11, Telepbraa 3W. ;